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Green tea for weight loss and weight maintenance in overweight or obese adults

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2012
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#49 of 10,537)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

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Title
Green tea for weight loss and weight maintenance in overweight or obese adults
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd008650.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Tannis M Jurgens, Anne Marie Whelan, Lara Killian, Steve Doucette, Sara Kirk, Elizabeth Foy

Abstract

Preparations of green tea are used as aids in weight loss and weight maintenance. Catechins and caffeine, both contained in green tea, are each believed to have a role in increasing energy metabolism, which may lead to weight loss. A number of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) evaluating the role of green tea in weight loss have been published; however, the efficacy of green tea preparations in weight loss remains unclear.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
South Africa 1 <1%
Unknown 343 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 6 2%
Researcher 2 <1%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 <1%
Professor 1 <1%
Unspecified 1 <1%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 333 97%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 8 2%
Unspecified 2 <1%
Social Sciences 1 <1%
Unknown 333 97%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 405. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 18 July 2019.
All research outputs
#24,119
of 13,256,560 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#49
of 10,537 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#228
of 251,321 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3
of 521 outputs
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